An experienced athlete takes in important visual cues, tunes out extraneous ones, spots patterns and makes plans—all in the blink of an eye.
Tennis star Naomi Osaka and Olympic gymnast Simone Biles were part of the movement in 2021 by athletes to amplify the need to pay closer attention to mental health issues which have inspired millions of athletes on all levels of play.
Your life depends on your brain. To be the ethical, engaged, creative, successful, and lively human being you intend to be, you need your brain. You need your brain and you also need to use your brain. It is not enough to possess a perfectly good brain—you must also use it.